South East Wales

Newport man charged after attempted child abduction

St Johns Crescent in Rogerstone Image copyright Google

A 25-year-old man has been charged with attempted child abduction after a teenage girl was approached in Newport.

Gwent Police had issued an appeal for information after the incident involving a red van on St John's Crescent, Rogerstone, just after 19:00 BST on 20 May.

The man, from Newport, has been remanded in custody and a van seized.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact police on 101.